Aaron Walker Podcasts

Get Inside Your Client’s Head

Posted by Aaron Walker on Apr 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

David Rhodes, Jr. has a background in marketing and graphic communication. He is the co-founder of Glass Geeks, a windows and power washing service. David has also been married for 12 years and has 3 children. On the show, David discusses the difference between a customer and a client, and why you should always care about, and protect, the people you serve.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time David experienced joy?

● Is David familiar with the five love languages?

● What makes a good listener?

● It’s important to get into your ideal client’s head.

● What tips does David have for those who aren’t great at marketing?

● What is something David is obsessed with right now?

● Why did David start his own business with
Shane Duffy?

● What kind of routines does David have that he uses in his business?

● David loves the 12 Week Year because it helps him stay on track and focused.

● What has been the one unexpected benefit of joining the Iron Sharpens Iron community?


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Topics: Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, character, Business Coaching, Career, Interviews, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

Aaron Walker joins LeaderTHRIVE Podcast with Dr. Jason Brooks

Posted by Aaron Walker on Apr 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Dr. Jason Brooks, what a great guy!  I enjoyed this episode too!  On this episode, we have talked about my 36 years of entrepreneurship, marriage and much more!

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Topics: Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, Coaching, character, Marriage, Business Coaching, Family, Finances, Balance, Career, Interviews, community, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

We Can’t Plan for the Future If We Don’t Know What the End Goal Is

Posted by Aaron Walker on Apr 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Jonathan Bates served for over 20 years as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) officer in the U.S. Navy. Today, he is a certified Four Steps To Business Freedom professional, with a focus on small businesses. Jonathan discusses the importance of setting a vision for yourself, and how he helps business owners achieve this through the work he does with Four Steps To Business Freedom.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What was it like being a EOD officer in the military and how has it helped Jonathan in his business life?

● The type of vision that we define as a business owner is the most important step.

● Most people don’t know where they want to go in the future. We need a map!

● How did Jonathan get involved with Scott Beebe’s Four Steps To Business Freedom program?

● What is DISC and why should business owners use it?

● What do you do if you’ve already hired someone you know who isn’t the best fit for the job position?

● What kind of services does the Four Steps To Business Freedom program offer?

● There’s no better way to learn than to teach.

● What is Jonathan currently obsessed with right now?

● What were some of the steps that got Jonathan to join Iron Sharpens Iron?

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Topics: Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, Business Coaching, community, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

What Does a Man of Integrity Look Like?

Posted by Aaron Walker on Apr 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Michael McGreevy runs a location-independent coaching business, and lives in Buffalo, New York with his wife and two children. In today’s discussion, Michael dives in on what it’s like working with Aaron Walker one-on-one, and why integrity is one of the main foundations to achieving lifelong success.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Michael experienced joy?

● What does it mean to Michael to be a man of integrity?

● How can more men step up to the plate and live a life of integrity?

● Integrity is one of the main foundations to success.

● How did Michael get started in coaching?

● Remember, the answer is always no, unless you ask!

● If nothing else, take action today. If you have something in your heart that you’re supposed to do, you need to go after it!

● Don’t get discouraged when things don’t always work out. You have to be patient and just keep putting one foot in front of the other.

● What was it like working with Aaron Walker one-on-one?

● Why did Michael start the “Husbands, Fathers, and Leaders” Facebook group?

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Topics: Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, Business Coaching, community, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

You’re a Work in Progress. Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Forgiveness

Posted by Aaron Walker on Apr 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Todd Conklin is no stranger to entrepreneurship, having run his own company for 25 years. However, Todd was working in the corporate world up until recently. After the loss of two great mentors, his dad at 66, and his friend at 59, Todd knew it was time to leave corporate, and create his own entrepreneurial path once again.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● What words of wisdom does Todd have on raising teenagers?

● How did Todd learn to be so patient?

● You’re going to mess up sometimes. And when you do, ask for forgiveness, especially to your kids.

● It can be hard to flip the switch and be more compassionate after coming home from a stressful day.

● Why did Todd decide to make the transition from employee to entrepreneur?

● Two of Todd’s mentors passed away at an early age. He knew he had to seize the time he had, and start something on his own.

● Todd’s not old enough to retire yet, but still, you still need a place to go and be active after you ‘retire.’

● How does Todd manage his family life and his professional life?

● What were some of the benefits of joining an incubator?

● When was the last time Todd experienced joy?


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Topics: Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, character, Business Coaching, community, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

Quit My Job and Now I’m Spending More Time with Family

Posted by Aaron Walker on Apr 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Brian Seim is the owner of EvoDynamic, where he primarily focuses on software development. Brian quit his job in June, and made the plunge to be his own boss. Brian discusses some of the unexpected benefits of being a business owner, and what his new life means for his family.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Why did Brian start EvoDynamic?

● What was the most unexpected benefit for Brian when he started his own business?

● Now that Brian has quit his job, he has much more time to spend with his family. How does he manage his time between family and the new business?

● What are some of Brian’s routines with the kids?

● How does Brian get stuff done for clients? What does his schedule look like?

● How has the Iron Sharpens Iron mastermind helped Brian with his new business?

● Don’t be afraid to call up some people and take them out to coffee!

● Be mindful with your social media. Add value to your feed, not ego.

● What do people consistently ask Brian for help with?

● When was the last time Brain experienced joy?

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Topics: Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, Marriage, Business Coaching, Masterminds, Family, Balance, Career, Fun, Interviews, community, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Parenting, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

Everyone Needs Help with Something

Posted by Aaron Walker on Apr 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

David Kincade is the President of Alberta Business Grants, a company that helps businesses with their grant applications. Even though David is working incredibly hard these days, he still feels like he’s retired. This is just one of the many gifts he’s received from being his own boss.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Daniel admits he tears up super fast during sentimental commercials.

● Everybody has a pain point that needs solving.

● Entrepreneurship gives you so much freedom. Don’t wait for freedom to come to you.

● One of the most meaningful things in life is work that you love and enjoy.

● How did David get less cluttered and more focused, in the work that he’s doing now?

● What does your client want? What do they need? Ask them!

● David talks about how he stopped trading his time for dollars.

● Why did David join the Iron Sharpens Iron community?

● Want to improve your character and business? Then you have to join ISI!

● Not sure if you’re ready to jump? Daniel says, jump! You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the results.

 

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Topics: Business, Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, Marriage, Business Coaching, Masterminds, Interviews, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

Pray Together with Your Wife Every Day

Posted by Aaron Walker on Apr 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

David Cook is the Co-Founder of Dfranco Decorative Finishes. David became an entrepreneur after he suffered from a back injury that made him no longer able to do the physical work he needed to do for his job. On this episode, David talks about his sons, and shares tips on how he and his wife still keep the spark alive.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Why did David name his business Dfranco Decorative Finishes?

● How difficult was the career transition mentally for David?

● What lessons did David learn from the men in the Iron Sharpens Iron group?

● David talks about his sons and why he’s proud of them.

● When was the last time David experienced Joy?

● What tips does David have about a long lasting marriage?

● How does David pray to God?

● What do people consistently ask David for help with?

● What is David currently obsessed with?

● How does David combine his faith into his work?

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Topics: Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, character, Marriage, Business Coaching, Family, Career, Fun, Interviews, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Parenting, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

Podcast Guesting: Influencer Networking Secrets

Posted by Aaron Walker on Mar 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Here's another podcast questing and this time we have a YouTube copy of it.  I really had a great time on this episode.  And the host, Paul Edwards, what a great guy! 

 

 

 

Topics: Life Coaching, Motivation, Accountability, Business Coaching, Masterminds, Family, Balance, community, relationships, success, significance, Priorities, Tips, Podcast, commitment, persistent, consistent, move forward, blueprint, preparation, integrity, discpline, clarity

Leadership Advice and Lessons Learned from the Air Force

Posted by Aaron Walker on Mar 26, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Dwayne Paro is a Veteran’s Coach and Contributor for The Huffington Post. Dwayne served in the Air Force for eight years, and currently helps veterans transition out of the military and into the real world. On this episode, Dwayne discusses what he learned from the Air Force, and how he shows up as a leader to his team.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● How has Dwayne been able to overcome some of his challenges?

● What skills did Dwayne learn while he was serving in the military that still help him to this day?

● Why did Dwayne start his business?

● How does Dwayne create a fun environment for his staff and coworkers?

● Everybody is involved in the meeting, not just the top guys.

● Nobody has an office. Everybody is in it together and everybody knows what’s going on.

● Dwayne regularly admits when he’s wrong or when he’s screwed up. There’s no pride in great leadership.

● What is Dwayne currently obsessed with?

● Why did Dwayne join Iron Sharpens Iron?

● What has been the most unexpected benefit from joining ISI?

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